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Newbie question about game - 5/22/2007 10:52:12 PM   
jonpfl

 

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All,

I just picked up the game and was wondering if I should install a mod before I start playing? Is it worth it to try and play as-is or is the game much better if I start with some mods.

And, if so, which mods should I install?

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RE: Newbie question about game - 5/22/2007 11:09:51 PM   
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Personnally I've installed Bman's mod after just a couple hours play to get a feel for the game, as the game just adds without removing anything. Now you can directly go for FrankenMod which combine Bman and Moriarty, it adds still more !

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RE: Newbie question about game - 5/23/2007 12:54:13 AM   
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I've been using Bman, what's the other two?

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RE: Newbie question about game - 5/23/2007 1:50:10 AM   
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I prefer to play the vanilla game the first time around. As I like this game pretty well I'll be playing it again and maybe I'll try out the mod then. Most who've tried out the mod have liked it.

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RE: Newbie question about game - 5/23/2007 4:37:29 AM   
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Just the improved interface is worth getting the mod even if you turn all the other features off but I think the right click open door mod and the save ammo remaining mos should be consider a must.

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RE: Newbie question about game - 5/23/2007 1:19:18 PM   
PDiFolco

 

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UFO ET mods are rather special as they don't change much of the game mood/settings but rather add many features. They look more like patches than usual mods (and indeed they are mostly new/changed code !).
The most famous are BMan's and Moriarty, that are combined in FrankenMod (so this one is not really a mod itself !), then there is Sage's mod - that I did't try.

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